Prokop Vejdělek, at age 22 and 101
Vejdělek is a former metallurgical engineer who will never forget the taste of warm fresh goat’s milk.
Centenarians — people 100 years or older — are a rarity. Their lives are often scrutinized as holding the key to aging.
Czech photographer Jan Langer’s portrait series “Faces of Century” shows them in a different light: as human beings aged by years of experience, but at their deepest level, unchanged by the passing of time. Continue reading »
Meet Mikhail A. Parkalov from a small agricultural town Chirkovichi, Belarus. This man does not want to depend on somebody and he does everything by himself. To build a two-storey house, to assemble a tractor within a couple of days – such a handyman. Recently he decided to take it a step further and follow modern environmental trends by making his own electric vehicle. Continue reading »
What’s the secret formula for a long-lasting, happy marriage? One couple from Nebraska surely knows it as they just celebrated their 60th anniversary in their original wedding attire. Photographer Katie Autry captured this wonderful occasion while Marvin Stone, 88, and Lucille Stone, 81, held hands, danced, and posed together in an open Nebraska field. Continue reading »
Age is no barrier to looking great. A wholesome elderly couple from Taiwan is making headlines and going viral on social media for their great style and fashion sense. 83-year-old Wan-Ji and his wife, 84-year-old Sho-Er are dressing up and posing in the clothes left behind at their laundry shop and they look magnificent. Continue reading »
Sydney and Rachel Saunders from Exeter, UK, an elderly couple, both in their 80s, have been using the same home appliances that they bought over half a century ago! Their tumble dryer, boiler, cooker, and washing machine cost them just £146 GBP ($193 USD) when they first purchased them way back in 1956, and somewhat incredibly, they continue to work to this day. Continue reading »
Melancholy photo project, created by US photographer Isa Leshko. Here: Blue, Australian Kelpie, Age 19. Continue reading »
It’s been said that happiness is a journey and not a destination. Glimmers of happiness can often be found in the smallest of things, and in the tiniest of life’s details. This series of illustrations by Josef Lee follows the journey of an elderly man in his pursuit of happiness. Entitled Wake Me Up At Happy Land, it’s a short, almost wordless picture-story about a man travelling the world in search of the ‘Happy Land’. Continue reading »
Looking at the lush, green, tree-filled stretch of land north of the Yeli Village in Sunzhuang Township, Jingxing County, Hebei, China, it’s hard to imagine that just 12 years ago, those plains were filled with nothing but rocks and weeds. This miraculous transformation is all thanks to the hard work and dedication of an elderly blind man named Jia Haixia and his friend Jia Wenqi, a double amputee with no arms. For more than 10 years, the duo have been planting thousands of trees in an effort to protect and preserve the natural ecology of the land surrounding their village. Continue reading »
During each season, this couple took a photo together in front of their house. The series of photos tell a love story, but the last one will probably move you the most. Continue reading »